Stock Market Closed: Strong rise in stock market, Sensex jumps 700 points, Nifty again crosses 17200

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On Thursday, the fourth trading day of the week, the stock market opened on the green mark and closed with strong gains after a day's trading. The 30-share Sensex index of the Bombay Stock Exchange closed at 57,521, up 702 points or 1.23 per cent. While the Nifty index of the National Stock Exchange ended trading at the level of 17,245, gaining 207 points or 1.21 per cent.

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Earlier, the BSE Sensex opened at 57,115 with a gain of 296 points or 0.52 per cent, while the NSE's Nifty gained 93 points or 0.55 per cent to open at the level of 17,132. Talking about the last trading session, on Wednesday, the Indian stock market closed on the red mark after a day's trading openly with a fall. The BSE Sensex index slipped 538 points to 56,819, while the NSE Nifty index closed 162 points lower at 17,038.

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